Pillar taps


Postby davevent1 » Tue Jan 06, 2009 6:12 pm

Hi all, my bathroom hot water tap as become very slow and nearly stops it was fine before also the tap only turns one full turn for it to go on or off,what is the reason any ideas guys. thanks dave.
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Postby stoneyboy » Wed Jan 07, 2009 6:31 pm

davevent1,
take the headwork off the tap and look for build-up of limescale or washer forced into recess.
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Postby Stelf » Wed Jan 07, 2009 7:28 pm

I'm afraid you are going to have to take the tap apart and clean and lightly lubricate the internal working parts, then reassemble. Make sure you turn the water supply off first before attempting any repair, but be careful as turning off water supplies can be tricky, especially if they have not been turned off for a long time. Only a small job but it can be aggro. You should not need a new tap. If you get stuck you may be as well to hire a reputable plumber.
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